Branch Network
Transfers BACK

What does blocking the amount of a transfer mean?

For a transaction scheduled for a future date, you can choose whether or not you want to block the amount in your account until the execution date of the transaction.


  • if you choose to block the amount, the amount will be blocked in your account without any interest loss
  • if you choose not to block the amount, you will have to ensure the availability of adequate balance in your account by 22:00 hours on the working day before the selected execution date, otherwise the transaction will fail.

You can be notified of unsuccessful orders (those that failed to be executed) via the Alpha Alerts service, provided you have activated the service by selecting Services > Alpha Alerts > Electronic Banking Transactions of myAlpha Web. To learn more about the Alpha Alerts service, click here.

For the proper operation of our website, we are required to use cookies. Subject to your consent, we will use additional cookies to improve the browsing experience, of our website, to obtain performance and functionality analytics and provide advertising tailored to your needs. If you agree to the use of all additional cookies, select “ACCEPT”. If you do not wish the additional cookies to be installed, select “DECLINE” or be informed about our Cookie Policy as well as the different types of cookies, and declare or change your preferences (except for technically essential cookies, which cannot be deactivated), by clicking on “Cookie Settings”.